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English noun: diaspora

1. diaspora (group) the body of Jews (or Jewish communities) outside Palestine or modern Israel

Broader (hypernym)body

2. Diaspora (event) the dispersion of the Jews outside Israel; from the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem in 587-86 BC when they were exiled to Babylonia up to the present time

Broader (hypernym)dispersion, scattering

3. diaspora (attribute) the dispersion or spreading of something that was originally localized (as a people or language or culture)

Broader (hypernym)dispersion, distribution

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